Mature Workers Toolkit

The government's business website has launched a 'Mature workers toolkit' to help employers to get workers aged 50 years-plus into small to medium-sized businesses. Read more…

Post-Covid Working World

Keep employment agreements and policies up-to-date

Over the past 18 months, we have seen significant changes to employees' hours of work, rates of remuneration and the expansion of flexible working arrangements as businesses have adapted to the Covid economy. Read more…

Climate Action Toolbox

We all need to do our bit to reduce carbon emissions and look after the planet better than we have previously. Read more…

Incorporated Societies Bill

The Incorporated Societies Act 1908 will receive a long-awaited update after many years of consultation and deliberation. The purpose of the Incorporated Societies Bill is to put in place a modern framework of basic legal, governance and accountability obligations for incorporated societies and those who run them. Read more…

The Commerce Amendment Bill, introduced to Parliament in March, proposes a series of changes to the Commerce Act 1986. Read more…

Mainzeal: Lessons for Directors

Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd was a New Zealand construction company placed into liquidation in 2013. The liquidators brought proceedings against the directors of Mainzeal, alleging a breach of directors' duties, including reckless trading and allowing Mainzeal to take on obligations that the company could not perform. Read more…

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